Unit 5, The Fairer Sex

Students will examine how women were involved in and portrayed at the fair by looking at a variety of primary and secondary sources. Students will learn an engaging way to present their conclusions — by creating their own document-based plays. (Appropriate for grades 7-12)

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Curriculum
C21
C21curriculum_Unit5

Resources
Unit5_Century21WomenAtTheFair.pdf

Data

  1. Unit5_DATA_AgeSexRacePopulation
  2. Unit5_DATA_AgingofPopulation
  3. Unit5_DATA_AgingofpopulationAfter1950
  4. Unit5_DATA_BabyMaternalMortalityStatistics
  5. Unit5_DATA_GrowthInMinorityPopulations
  6. Unit5_DATA_GrowthinMinorityPopulationSince1950
  7. Unit5_DATA_LargeNumberofMalesinWest
  8. Unit5_DATA_PopulationGrowth_1900-2000
  9. Unit5_DATA_PopulationIncrease_1950-1960
  10. Unit5_DATA_PopulationMigratestoCities
  11. Unit5_DATA_RaceDistributionAcrossU.S_1900-2000
  12. Unit5_DATA_SexRatio_1900-2000

Fair Promotions

  1. Unit5_FAIR_PROMOTION_April62SunsetMagazine
  2. Unit5_FAIR_PROMOTION_OfficialSouvenirProgram
  3. Unit5_FAIR_PROMOTION_ProgramDescriptionMansRole
  4. Unit5_FAIR_PROMOTION_StoryofCentury21

First Measured Century

  1. Unit5_FIRST_MEASURED_CENTURY_DivorceRate
  2. Unit5_FIRST_MEASURED_CENTURY_FertilityRate
  3. Unit5_FIRST_MEASURED_CENTURY_HouseholdsHeadedbyMarriedCouples
  4. Unit5_FIRST_MEASURED_CENTURY_MarriageRateandAge
  5. Unit5_FIRST_MEASURED_CENTURY_Non-maritalBirths
  6. Unit5_FIRST_MEASURED_CENTURY_WorkHoursinManufacturing

Readings

  1. Unit5_READINGS_AModelfortheFuture
  2. Unit5_READINGS_BeautyContestsatAYPE
  3. Unit5_READINGS_WomenandWorkAfterWWII
  4. Unit5_READINGS_WomeninSpace
  5. Unit5_READINGS_WomenRestrictedatChicago’s1893Fair
  6. Unit5_READINGS_WomenWorkersinWorldWarII
  7. Unit5_StudentHandout15_HousingDiscrimination61

Times Coverage

  1. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_AndTheirWives
  2. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_BeingAFairModel
  3. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_BusinessWomenPromoteFair
  4. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_CandidateElevatorOperators
  5. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_Century21BeautyContest
  6. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_GirlsGalaxyClosing2
  7. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_GirlsofGalaxyClosing
  8. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_GirlsofGalaxyClosing1
  9. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_HousingDiscrimination61
  10. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_InitialReactionstotheFair
  11. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_LeagueWomenVoters’Exhibit
  12. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_LivingDollsinFrenchPuppetShow
  13. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_MomsKeep5-year-oldsTogether
  14. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_PeacefulUsesofSpace
  15. Unit5_TIMES_COVERAGE_WomanPresident

The Imagine curriculum is a project of The Next Fifty and was made possible with funding from Seattle Center Foundation and 4Culture. Additional in-kind support was provide by KCTS 9, HistoryLink.org, The Seattle Times Newspapers In Education, Jack Straw Productions, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Museum of History & Industry, Seattle Architectural Foundation, Bellevue Public Schools, Seattle Public Schools, and Edmonds School District.